Gas spill prompts HAZMAT team response in Washington twp

 

HMN-Responders from Washington Township responded to a gasoline leak at an area Shell station.  WHIO reports around 220 gallons being released and some is being tracked in a local waterway where teams have set boom.

 

Washington Twp. Fire Department hazmat crews are working to clean up a fuel spill tonight after 220 gallons of gasoline spilled at the Shell station, 6001 Far Hills Ave.

The fuel was tracked to a nearby creek, and crews are setting booms to absorb the gasoline.

The entrances to Shell are blocked and the business is temporarily closed.

We’re working to find out what led to the spill and learn more about the fire department’s cleanup efforts.

FIRST REPORT

Hazmat crews are responding to a fuel spill this evening at a Shell station in Washington Twp.

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency also was contacted because gas was believed to have gone down storm sewers near the intersection of Far Hills Avenue and Whipp Road.

The incident was reported shortly before 7 p.m. at the station, 6001 Far Hills Ave.

We will update this report as warranted.

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